10-30 Club Notes, Engagments, and Births

Club Notes
Delta Kappa Gamma
Delta Kappa Gamma met Monday in the Ingram room of Clovis Carver Library. Cheryl Hinrichs, president, opened the meeting with the collect. Hostesses served refreshments as members Jodie Boyd, Peggy Ingram, Mary Lee Rogers and Linda Riley arrived.

District Attorney Matt Chandler presented a very informative program on drug use and meth labs in the 9th District. The talk was enhanced with a slide show of products and procedures in making meth. Pictures of confiscated labs and effects of the use of meth were shown. Chandler reported the laws concerning ingredients used and the upcoming legislation recommended. Dennis Usery of the DA’s office accompanied Chandler in the presentation.
Members asked questions following the presentation and gained information on public awareness. The business meeting followed with Kristin Stata reading the minutes and Anna Marie Koled giving the treasurer’s report. New yearbooks were distributed.

ENMU language instructor Diana Huey gave the program in September on “Words,” a delightful description of dialects and word use that depict locales and time periods. She said English is very difficult because of the varied pronunciation and different meanings. Hostesses for that meeting were Jeanie Eichenberger, Janita Stanfield, Elizabeth James and Cindy Landers.

Pleasant Hill Women
The Pleasant Hill Women’s Club met Oct. 20 at the Pleasant Hill Fire Station. Guest Wuanita Jones demonstrated the art of making wire crosses and the majority of club members participated.

Bertha Kelley and Alice Pierce hosted the luncheon using a fall theme. They served taco soup and chips. Francis Webb assisted the hostesses.

After the meal, Lueta Clark called the business meeting to order. Ten members, honorary member Roseltha Clark and three guests, Bettye Cloud, Wuanita Jones and Jo Mae Priest were present. Joe Mae Priest joined the membership.

A discussion was held on our Christmas project of filling stockings for one of the group homes at Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch. Lueta Clark is sewing a Christmas stocking for each boy.

Members drew names for secret pals.

Our next meeting will be on Nov. 10 at the fire station.

Hostesses will be Jean Thomas and Lola Richardson. A program on South Africa will be presented by Lucy Stym.

Claud Rainy Day
The Claud Rainy Day Extension Club met at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 12 at the home of Reba Camp. Ten members were present.

A short business meeting discussed the decisions made by the council. The president for 2006 is Joan Ewing, treasurer is Judy Gambill and reporter is Lucille Johnson. Other officers will be elected next meeting.

Judy Gambill gave a program titled, “Fall Creations from the Pumpkin Patch.” She gave a demonstration on making various fall decorations. Directions for making these were handed to each member present.

Delicious refreshments of finger foods were served by the hostess.The Nite Owl Extension Club met on Oct. 6 with five members present. Former member Thelma Ruppright of Florida was present.

A very short business meeting was held. The door prizes were won by Thelma Ruppright and Charlotte Adams. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, Oct. 20.

Nite Owl Extension
The meeting of the Nite Owl Extension club on Oct. 20 had nine members present. Dorothy Bayless, president, called the meeting to order at 7:15 p.m.

The collect was read by the members. The secretary took roll call and read the minutes of the previous meeting.

The 2006 club officers were elected. Dorothy Bayless stayed on as president. Charlotte Adams is vice president. Bonnie Barkley is secretary. Molly Stansell is treasurer and Arleen Woffinder is reporter.

The plans for the banquet decorations were finalized. Dorothy had the tickets for the banquet to be held at 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 17.

Charlotte Adams will host the Nov. 17 meeting. She will have us make papier-mâché snowmen.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:30 p.m.

Engagements
Pierce/Jacobs
Gary and Cyndee Pierce of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kenda Pierce of Portales to John Jacobs, of Clovis, son of J.R. and Teresa Jacobs of Clovis.

The couple will exchange vows Nov. 7, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nev.

The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Portales High School. The prospective groom is a 2002 graduate of Clovis High School. Invitations have been sent.

Smith/Kearns
Shawn Smith of Farwell and Raymond Autrey of Lubbock announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Melinda Smith of Farwell, to Paul Kearns, son of Christina Martin, of Clovis.

The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. (central) on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005 at Hamlin Memorial United Methodist Church in Farwell. Reception follows at the Fellowship Hall.

The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Clovis High School. She is a student at Clovis Community College.

The prospective groom is also a 2004 graduate of Clovis High School. He is employed at Myers Electric in Clovis.
The ceremony and reception are open to friends and relatives.

Births
Josh and Sammy Jo Tidenberg of Clovis are the parents of Madisynn Kate, an 8-pound, 1.8-ounce girl born Oct. 4, 2005 at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.

Grandparents are Billy and Sue Weese of Melrose and Jim and Tina Tidenberg of Clovis.

Great-grandparents are Bob and Fawn Weese of Grenville, Henry Like of Clarendon, Texas, Parilee Tidenberg of Poteau, Okla., Gerald and Wadene Brown and Bobbie Like, all of Clovis.

Great great-grandparents are Joel and Buelauh Like of Clayton.